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19th arrondissement of Paris
|• Mayor (2020–2026)||François Dagnaud (PS)|
|Area||6.79 km2 (2.62 sq mi)|
|• Density||26,982/km2 (69,880/sq mi)|
The arrondissement, known as Butte-Chaumont, is situated on the right bank of the River Seine. It is crossed by two canals, the Canal Saint-Denis and the Canal de l'Ourcq, which meet near the Parc de la Villette.
The 19th arrondissement, mixing the Old French bohemianism and also the Parisian cosmopolitanism, includes two public parks: the Parc des Buttes Chaumont, located on a hill, and the Parc de la Villette, which is home to the Cité des Sciences et de l'Industrie, a museum and exhibition centre, the Conservatoire de Paris, one of the most renowned music schools in Europe, the Cabaret Sauvage, the Zénith de Paris and the Philharmonie de Paris, both part of the Cité de la Musique.
The land area of the arrondissement is 6.786 km2 (2.62 sq. miles).
The population of the 19th arrondissement has been constantly increasing since 1975. At the last census, in 2009, the population was 184,787 inhabitants. 68,101 people worked in the arrondissement in 1999.
This sector has become the home for many immigrants to France, particularly from North Africa.
(of French censuses)
(inh. per km2)
|2009 (peak of population)||184,787||27,215|
Places of interest
- Parc des Buttes Chaumont
- Parc de la Villette
- Parc de la Butte-du-Chapeau-Rouge
- The Cent Quatre arts centre
- Église Saint-Serge, Paris, Russian Orthodox church
Notable People Born Here
- "Populations légales 2020". The National Institute of Statistics and Economic Studies. 29 December 2022.
- "Map of Paris arrondissements". Paris Digest. 2018. Retrieved 2018-11-28.
- 19th arrondissement travel guide from Wikivoyage